Ed Sheeran, Queens of the Stone Age’s Josh Homme, Coldplay’s Chris Martin and more discuss Elton John’s legacy and his impact on today’s music in a trailer for Revamp, the all-star tribute album that was released today,”First time I heard ‘Candle in the Wind’ would have been [Princess] Diana’s funeral, I was six at the time. My dad bringing me in, sitting me in front of the TV and being like, ‘This is really important,’” Sheeran said of his
Sheeran provided a cover of John’s classic “Candle in the Wind” for Revamp, the more pop-minded of the two John tribute albums released today; Restoration finds country music artists interpreting the rock legend’s works.I’ve listened to Elton John from before I could remember listening to Elton John. Elton has a talent, he’s just a great songwriter,” Sheeran said. “Elton and Bernie [Taupin] songs definitely have an effect on contemporary music.